Is Success Taking Longer Than You Think?

Is Success Taking Longer Than You Think?

 

Is Success Taking YOU Longer Than YOU Think it Should?

 

I get it – You have big goals for your business. Who doesn’t these days? Is Success Taking Longer Than You Think it should for you and your business?

I understand…you have large visions for your business, your success, and for your business to attain the goals you’ve established. Any major success you want to obtain is just beyond your reach.

BUT…

It’s probably going to take a lot longer than you anticipate when you start the journey. And that’s ok because everything worth having in life is all about the journey to get there.

After all, it’s just human nature to want to be successful. Right?

 

We get a good idea about something we want to be, do, have and the idea captures our minds and our emotions. The honeymoon phase is awesome, don’t you think? You are daydreaming and brainstorming of your exciting new idea. The world of possibilities that will open up once you reach this new goal is hypnotizing. (Now this is YOU talking to yourself… “This is so awesome; this is the greatest idea I’ve had in such a long time”.)

 

AND…

 

You are energized and ready to take on the world. But…but…but…

 

If you are new to this game, I’m sorry to tell you but you have a big ass mountain ahead of you. And no one has ever successfully scaled a mountain quickly and easily. Yes, that is absolutely true, trust me!!

Sure, from a distance, that mountain may not look that big. It looks like fairly smooth terrain and a manageable grade when you stare at the mountain from a few miles away. You excitedly sprint to your starting point. Now…on your mark…get set…and GO!

 

Now, this is when the work begins and within a very short period of time, reality starts to sink in at the difficulty and struggle that awaits you. OMG!!!

Are YOU READY for this?

 

MOST people don’t make it far enough up the mountain to be invested in the journey. This certainly isn’t YOU, is it?

They quit early enough that the pain of investment isn’t harsh enough. The sting of quitting isn’t harsh enough.

 

However, if the goal at the summit of your mountain is something that you REALLY want… and you have enough reasons to get there (and enough reasons not to quit), then your first mission becomes the “investment phase”. Ahhhh…

 

We all know that you have to put in enough blood, sweat, and tears to reach a point where turning around and quitting would be more painful than continuing.

 

AND…

 

Once you reach this point, you gain a whole new perspective on life. The struggle doesn’t go away, but it takes on a new form. You find a sort of peace and “sense of knowing” during your struggle.

 

Yes, you know you will make it to your goal… you just don’t know how long it will take. But it almost doesn’t matter because you no longer count the cost. You are focused purely on the journey. YOUR journey, towards success.

 

This is an easy metaphor to understand but it applies to anything in life.

Make a point to first be the kind of person who dreams, has big visions and gives yourself permission to set major goals.

 

Then, make CERTAIN you stay with it long enough that turning around is no longer an option.

 

Because even though it will likely take far longer than you think to reach your peak, you will.

Is Success Taking Longer Than You Think?

 

Don’t stop dreaming, don’t stop reaching, keep climbing. I can show you how. Contact me by filling out the form below. Let me help you.

 

 

 

 

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Positive Attitude – Top 13 Tips

Positive Attitude – Top 13 Tips

Top Tips to Cultivate a Positive Attitude

In life, there is a time and place for both negative and positive thoughts. A negative thought process will become a habit or begin to have adverse effects on you. Believe me when I tell you that is NOT a good thing to have in your life.

You know what? It’s time for you to make an attitude change and cultivate a positive mindset.

Here are the top tips to help you cultivate a positive attitude:

1. Do NOT complain. Complaining is a very negative response to any situation that drains you of energy.

2. Express gratitude every day, even for the small things. Eventually, you will become grateful for everything.

3. Keep a list of things you have accomplished.

4. Let go of the people around you who are negative, critical, and abusive of you. They drain your energy, surround yourself with supportive, positive people.

5. Help others. You can become a volunteer occasionally.

6. Learn to meditate daily. Even a 10-minute meditation first thing in the morning will help you start your day on in the right direction.

7. Let go of envy. Envy is a very negative emotion. It eats at you, pointing to the faults we see in ourselves.

8. Be kind and smile at others.

9. Choose to be happy. Happiness is a choice. If a negative thought enters your mind, push it out quickly. Substitute a happy thought.

10. Have faith in yourself. Believe the Universe will help you.

11. Read inspiring stories and watch inspirational movies or television shows.

12. Repeat inspiring and motivating affirmations.

13. Practice mastering your thoughts. Access your subconscious mind.

Visualize what you want to happen. Release the thoughts you don’t want to happen. Cultivating a positive outlook takes conscious thought.

Be aware of your thoughts and the attitudes of those around you.

Become aware of the negative thoughts in your environment, and you’ll be able to counteract them more quickly.

Contact me if you need help with more ideas to create a positive attitude in your life.

 

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Thought Out Your Negativity Lately?

Thought Out Your Negativity Lately?

How to Rid Yourself of Negative Thoughts

A positive attitude is one of the stepping-stones to success. Yes, everyone has a negative thought occasionally and you may be able to counteract it with a positive one. I use this concept all the time.

When a negative thought fills your mind, it may be time to change your mindset.

What is a Thought Process?

a thought process in which ideas (words or images) suggest other ideas in a sequence. construction, mental synthesis. the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought. abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning. thinking that is coherent and logical.

But, how do you do change your negative thoughts?

 Become aware of your thoughts. The trick is to take control of your thinking. Frequently ask yourself, “What am I thinking right now?” Learn to recognize your negative thinking patterns and replace them with realistic, positive alternatives.

 When something negative enters your mind, immediately replace it with a positive one.

Here’s an example: “I can’t believe that jerk cut in front of me! Positive thought change: “I’m not rushed and in a hurry like that guy. He must be extremely stressed.”

Or this, negative example: “I can’t believe the poor service at this restaurant today!” “The waitress must be having a bad day because the service is usually great here.”

 Read inspirational, positive quotes and articles. Read about the lives of successful and happy people.

 Do the things you love. Try to do at least one thing every day that you enjoy doing.

 Visualize your life, as you want it to be. Create a visual map. As negative thoughts intrude, look at your map to remind you of what you want.

Check out this fascinating article here.

In the end, everyone has a negative thought occasionally. The trick is to recognize and replace them with positive thoughts immediately so you don’t dwell on them.

Will you let me help to change your mindset? Contact me below and let’s set up a call. I’d love to help you figure out how you can change your thought process, from negative to positive.

 

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This One Thing Can Transform Your Life

This One Thing Can Transform Your Life

This One Thing Can Transform Your Life from Dull to Fabulous

 

Transformation, really, you say? If your life seems dull and boring, then it is time to turn it around. Yes, I’m talking to you! You sitting there trying to be all pouty and sad. You don’t have to settle for dull and humdrum, instead, you can choose to go after fun and fabulous!  Come on, a little fun is NOT going to hurt you. Besides, you know that old saying, “All work and no fun”? I don’t remember who said that right now, but that’s not the point.

Listen up…

So what is it that can completely transform your life for the better?

 

  • Is it money?
  • Perhaps a life partner?
  • What about fame?

 

While all of those will change your life, often for the better, there is an often over-looked something that will create an incredible and positive change in your life. Gasp!!

“There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness.

But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that’s really what gives life’s true meaning.” Ben Carson.

As you can see from the quote above a cause, a passion and therefore, a purpose is what will give you a life transformed from dull to amazing. It won’t require you to spend thousands of dollars or go to extreme lengths. No, not really.

Instead, it will require some:

  1. Soul searching
  2. Thinking
  3. Goal setting
  4. Planning
  5. Action taking

Listen in here:  One Thing Can Transform Your Life from Dull to Fabulous

You can have all the latest gadgets, fast cars, new clothes, holidays and top job but unless you are passionate about what you do and why you do it, they will feel worthless and hold little meaning for you. They may make you feel excited and happy in the beginning but over time they lose significance and no longer have the power to engender positive emotions. Am I right? Just think of everything you do have…is it making YOU happy?

If you want to find fulfillment and happiness, then it’s time to focus on what you can do to create it in your life. Instead of focusing on material things consider what you can do to create a difference in the world. It doesn’t have to be massive and impact the entire population of the Earth. It may be something that you feel passionately about that is local to you.

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By taking up a cause or a passion project that is bigger than you, it allows you to start making an impact on the world around you. By giving yourself to this passion you will receive energy, positivity, excitement, and happiness.

It may be that your passion is to write children’s books. Your books would then inspire a new generation of children to read and learn. You would be creating a legacy with the power to affect future generations.

Don’t let life pass you by. You don’t have to accept a miserable or mundane existence. You have the power to create the life you want. You really do!  So, find your passion and purpose, follow it and create a life of joy, excitement, challenge, and adventure that can inspire others.

 

 

Create a legacy you’re proud to leave to your fellow humans. Do the thing, your best thing!

Discover Your Passion <— Get it here for free, just click on the link!

 

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Why You Should Find Your Passion

Why You Should Find Your Passion

Why You Should Find Your Passion and Follow It. How does your life make you feel? Now, do you wake each morning looking forward to the day ahead? Or do you wish you could just bury your head under the covers and stay there? Your outlook will depend on many things but one of the most important factors that can change your day-to-day life is passion.

 

So What is Passion?

 

Passion is an extreme and positive emotion. A strong and compelling desire for someone or something that inspires you and creates happiness. While it can be an emotion felt towards another person, here we are looking at THE passion for life and work.

 

Why Do You Need It?

 

“Without it, you don’t have energy, without energy you have nothing.” Donald Trump. A quote he has used many times in his career.

 

Without it in your life, you will probably find that your days often feel dull and tiresome. There may be a sense of something being missing or lacking. You might also feel tired and depressed. This can be the result of the negative energy surrounding you due to the lack of passion and the positive energy it brings.

 

Finding your passion for life can create enormous change. You will find that you look forward to the day ahead and actually want to get out of bed in the morning. You will have more energy and focus. Additionally, you’ll feel more creative and inspired to follow your dreams and create those goals you’ve been meaning to accomplish. Don’t you think so?

 

Your passion for life will also help you create better relationships with others including family, friends, and colleagues. They will respond to your positive energy and enthusiasm.

 

Of course, your passion in life might also be a way for you to create it in your work also. This can result in a huge shift in your life as you will not only be living the life you love but you will also be undertaking work that you love as well. Wouldn’t it feel amazing to earn an income from doing something that inspires you and brings you joy?

 

Finding passion for something can create an enormous shift in your life and emotions. It can help you to live a fulfilling life where every day is full of purpose, energy, commitment, and achievement. If life feels dull, uninspiring and leaves you with little energy and focus then why not look for that something, a cause, hobby or career, that feels right and sparks joy within you? You’ll be amazed at the difference it makes to you, your relationships and possibly, your finances. Now THAT would create a whole NEW interest in PASSION, wouldn’t you say?

Here’s a cool little graphic on PASSION Planning I received from The Passion Planner© I received the other day. It might help you make some decisions. Check it out…I dare you! Passion RoadMap

Let me know how you feel about creating some passion in your life. If you need a little inspiration, you can always give me a call!

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5 Steps to Find your Passion for Happiness

5 Steps to Find your Passion for Happiness

So, Just What are the 5 Steps to Finding YOUR Passion?

What is PASSION? Let me explain it to you. According to Merriam Webster, “passion means intense emotion compelling action. Passion applies to an emotion that is deeply stirring or ungovernable.”

If you want to live your best life and find happiness, then you need to find your passion and follow it. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? It actually isn’t that hard you know. So it’s surprising that so many people don’t do it. They seem happy to just exist rather than living a life of happiness and success.

Am I right?

How many people do you know that just sits on the sidelines and does nothing to create a life that is passion-filled? I bet you don’t even have enough fingers and toes! lol

So, here’s what I’ve got for you today. I know, it’s so simple that a 3rd grader can do it because they actually can still dream!

To change your life for the better and create a future,  check out the easy five steps below.

 

Step 1: Dream Big

Everyone has big dreams. Even YOU! What have you done with yours? Do you think about them, act on them or hide them away?

If you want to find your passion and purpose, then it’s time to dream big. I mean REALLY BIG!!

So here goes, get a piece of paper and a pen. List all of those big dreams you’ve had from childhood to today. No matter how wild or funny, write them all down. Go ahead, I’ll wait!

NOW:

Which of those dreams resonates most with you? Which makes your heart sing and inspires you the most? Is it realistic and achievable?

If you’ve set your sights on being the first full-time resident of Mars, then you’ll probably need to take another look at your list and find something that is more realistic and achievable but almost as exciting to you! What? You mean I need to dream bigger than this?

Remember, your big dream doesn’t have to be outrageous or huge. It just needs to be big enough to push you out of your comfort zone. And YOU need to be willing to commit to making changes in your life so that you can achieve it. You need to want it. It needs to spark desire and passion in you. You get it right?

 

Step 2: Set Goals

Oh no…I dread this one! Once you’ve decided what your ideal or dream is then you need to set goals. Your end goal is what you want to achieve; your dream.

There will be other, smaller goals, that you will need to achieve along the way. You need to note these down as well.

You still have your paper and pen right? You mean you threw it away already? What’s the matter with you silly? Now you have to go back to Step 1.

 

Step 3: Plan Your Way

Ok, now that you know what you want and need to achieve, it’s time to plan what you need to do to get there.

Think about what action you need to take, resources you will need and anything or anyone that can provide help and support. That might even be ME!! You never know right?

 

Step 4: Take Action

You know what you want, what you can expect from yourself, how you can achieve it and the steps to take. Right? So…It’s time to take action.

Remember you are looking for a passion-filled life. One that fills you with excitement, joy, and success. You can’t just want it, you have to do something to make it happen.

 

Step 5: Live Your Best Life

Once you’ve started taking action on your goals and plans you will find that your life starts to improve.

Instead of dreading each day you’ll look forward to it with excitement and anticipation.

Your best life is the one that gives you happiness, success, and achievement through living your passion and purpose.

If you want to find and live your passion, then you can follow the five steps above. You can do it on your own or you can give yourself a helpful boost by using a coach or mentor.

And I can help you with that because I’m getting ready to launch my NEW MENTORING PROGRAM. So you’ll want to stay tuned and watch closely for the BIG Announcement….coming soon!

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